I write further to our blog of 6 March and 9 May highlighting how political impact on business is one of the top ten worries of companies. With the current tensions between Qatar and other GCC states including Egypt, this is bound to have many International and GCC companies that have previously enjoyed free passage and trade with Qatar scrabbling for clarifications. They will have staff of differing nationalities working in Qatar who may be impacted directly in a move that apparently bans Saudi, UAE and Bahraini Citizens from travelling to, living there or passing through it. People affected have 14 days to leave. Egypt are reported to have 180,000 citizens living and working in Qatar.